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Sixty years ago Tuesday, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Recruits in Montgomery, Ala., are learning about Parks in a course aimed at eliminating bias in policing.

Oklahoma's earthquake boom is now a national security threat. No damage has been reported, but operators at the hub are on high alert for a disruption that would ripple through the U.S. energy market.

Savvy patients want the best medical care for the best deal, and online calculators seem like a great way to compare the cost of common scans and procedures. But many are inaccurate.

The LA area is home to the most manufacturing jobs in the U.S., from clothes to metal parts to new aerospace tech. Companies have reinvented themselves, even as they struggle to find skilled workers.

The 1997 Kyoto treaty set targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions that many nations didn't meet. This time, stakes are higher and all countries will be asked to set and meet their own limits.

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

In the aftermath of the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, residents are moving on with their daily lives while remembering the victims of the attack.

Pope Francis is calling for communal and religious harmony during a visit to the Central African Republic, the final stop of his first African tour. The country has been racked by a deadly conflict driven by Christian and Muslim militias.

The Pope preached reconciliation Sunday in Central African Republic, a country that has seen clashes between Christian and Muslim militias.

Selfies aren't only for posting pictures of yourself. For people who suffer from Cotard's Delusion, in which a person believes they're dead, those self-taken pictures can be part of a cure.

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